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Highlights from SXSW EDU 2019

PCG staff recently attended one of the education industry’s premier events, SXSW EDU, in Austin, Texas from March 4-7, 2019. After months of hard work and planning, this proved to be our biggest year yet. PCG kicked things off by hosting an exclusive dinner event on Monday, March 4th and sponsoring ...

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Arizona Appeals Court voids state law provisions allowing hospitals to impose liens on Medicaid injured recipients

On Tuesday, March 12, 2019, a three-judge panel of the Arizona Appeals Court held that Arizona statutes that allowed hospitals to impose liens on Arizona Medicaid recipients who suffered accidents in order to recover the difference between the Medicaid payments and the hospitals’ costs violated Fede...

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PCG at SXSW EDU: The transformational power of “presuming competence” in every student we teach

A friend of mine has what would be considered a significant disability: Mindy uses a wheelchair, has limited mobility, and communicates primarily by utilizing device she controls with the movement of her eyes to create text and speech output. She requires assistance from others to eat, get dressed, ...

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PCG supports career readiness through Chicago Public Schools Job Shadow Day

For Ryan Witt, Senior Operations Analyst at PCG, it was a positive change of pace to welcome eight local high school students to PCG’s Chicago office for a recent Job Shadow Day. For the third consecutive year, PCG had juniors and seniors from Chicago Public Schools (CPS) focusing on careers in entr...

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PCG Cares…about improving lives

In January, members of PCG Cares in Albany, Glen Allen, Phoenix, Sacramento, and Troy worked with local organizations to sort and prepare lunches, care packages, and donations to help populations in need. Read on for more details of these inspiring stories in our round-up below. In January, members ...

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CMS offers new model for emergency medical triage and transportation

On February 14, 2019, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), outlined a new model for emergency medical triage, treatment, and transportation services. CMS will offer Medicare reimbursement through the new model to transport patients...

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Public Consulting Group continues 3rd year of collaboration with Illinois State Board of Education and Chicago Public Schools

CHICAGO, February 27, 2019— For the third consecutive year, Public Consulting Group (PCG) recently hosted eight Chicago Public Schools (CPS) high school students as part of CPS’s Department of Career and Technical Education Job Shadow Day. CHICAGO, February 27, 2019— For the third consecutive year, ...

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PCG consultants co-author Negotiated Rulemaking article with Washington State DCYF

PCG recently collaborated with its client, the Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF), to publish an article in the February 2019 issue of Policy and Practice Magazine called “Rulemaking that Works: Consensus by the Community for the Community.” PCG recently collaborated...

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HHS releases proposed rules on electronic health data

On February 11, 2019, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), released proposed rules on appropriate access, exchange, and use of data obtained through electronic health records. ONC’s proposed rules would im...

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PCG’s partner, Broward County Public Schools, authors contributed content on district-wide equity initiative

To meet the needs of educators working in urban school districts serving diverse student populations, PCG offers rigorous, research-based courses through our Professional Learning Platform (PLP), designed to improve teacher effectiveness and raise student achievement. The Broward County Public Schoo...

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